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Pileggi, Nicholas

Overview
Works: 112 works in 496 publications in 11 languages and 11,351 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Case studies  Film adaptations  History  Motion picture plays  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Nicholas Pileggi
 
Most widely held works by Nicholas Pileggi
Goodfellas by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details the rise and fall of Henry Hill, a Brooklyn kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" from his neighborhood. He begins hanging around the mobsters and doing odd jobs until he gains the notice of local chieftain Paulie Cicero. In his teens, Hill distinguishes himself as a "stand-up guy" by choosing jail time over ratting on his accomplices. From that moment on, he is a part of the family. Along with his partner Tommy, he rises through the ranks to become Paulie's lieutenant. Soon he finds himself the target of both the feds and the mobsters
Casino by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
106 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people
Wiseguy : life in a Mafia family by Nicholas Pileggi ( Book )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a firsthand account of organized crime showing it's brutality and fascination
Casino : love and honor in Las Vegas by Nicholas Pileggi ( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal ran Las Vegas with his partner for the Mob until a love triangle broke the Mafia's stranglehold on the casinos
GoodFellas by Martin Scorsese ( Book )
28 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
30 ans de la vie de Henry Hill, jeune membre de la mafia new yorkaise. Sa découverte de la pègre, sa vie de famille, le quotidien d'un gangster. Tout se passe pour le mieux jusqu'à ce que les affaires de drogues prennent le pas sur les affaires "normales"
City hall by Harold Becker ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The death of an innocent child helps uncover a scandal that links the mob directly to the Mayor's office
Best American crime writing ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features the best crime journalism of the year, including Mark Singer's "The Chicken Warriors," a study of cockfighting, and David McClintock's article "Fatal Bondage," about a vicious serial killer
Blye, private eye by Nicholas Pileggi ( Book )
4 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rao's cookbook : over 100 years of Italian home cooking by Frank Pellegrino ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casino by Nicholas Pileggi ( Book )
35 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ace Rothstein is the smooth operator of the Las Vegas Tangiers casino, while Nicky Santoro is his boyhood friend and tough strongman, robbing and shaking down the locals. However, they each have a tragic flaw--Ace falls in love with a hustler, Ginger, and Nicky falls into an ever-deepening spiral of drugs and violence
Wise guy by Nicholas Pileggi ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pileggi's vivid, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill was the basis for the motion picture GoodFellas, which brought to life the violence, the excess, the families, the wives and girlfriends, the drugs, the payoffs, the paybacks, the jail time, and the Feds. Read it and experience the secret life inside the mob-- from one who's lived it
Casino by Nicholas Pileggi ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal and Anthony Spilotro, who both ran Las Vegas for the mob. Lefty's obsession with running the town, and Spilotro's obsession with Lefty's wife, caused the mob to lose its stranglehold over the casino gambling industry in Las Vegas
GoodFellas by Nicholas Pileggi ( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beschrijving van het leven van Henry Hill, een in 1944 geboren gangster
Wiseguy life in a Mafia family by Nicholas Pileggi ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vegas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Las Vegas, 1960. As the county's new sheriff, maverick rancher Ralph Lamb takes his own brand of justice to the Las Vegas streets with his trustworthy brother, Deputy Jack Lamb. Against a city hall rife with corruption, the only official they can count on is Assistant D.A. Katherine O'Connell. On the other side of the law, Vincent Savino just took over the Savoy Casino at the behest of the Chicago mob. With the brilliant Mia Rizzo calculating the profits, the cash rolls in. But problems mount as Savino navigates cutthroat gang politics to survive and thrive. Two powerful forces face off in a deadly game to decide the future of Las Vegas, but only one will be left holding the cards. The tension mounts in the 21 episodes of the complete series chronicling the epic battle for Sin City's soul
Kings of South Beach by Tim Hunter ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nightclub owner Chris Troiano took Miami's South Beach by storm in the mid-1990's, transforming this quaint retirement community into a high-fashion, drug-fueled playground for the rich and famous. When Chris hires Andy Burnett, a mysterious drifer, as his bodyguard, Andy's street smarts quickly elevate him from right-hand man to best friend. Based on the shocking real-life story of legendary Miami nightlife kingpin Chris Paciello
Father hood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life with Mikey : Mikey, a former child star is having a little trouble with his new role as a kids' talent agent
Les affranchis by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jimmy, Henry et Tommy ont pas mal de points communs : ils portent de beaux costumes, gagnent beaucoup d'argent, aiment les femmes séduisantes... Ce sont des "affranchis" : ils ont le privilège d'appartenir à une des plus célèbres famille new-yorkaise, la Mafia. Mais ne vous fiez pas à leurs apparentes bonnes manières : il suffit d'une étincelle parfois pour déclencher leur colère
Wiseguy : het levensverhaal van een gangster by Nicholas Pileggi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beschrijving van het leven van Henry Hill, een in 1944 geboren Amerikaanse gangster van Italiaanse komaf
Good fellas Les affranchis by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
ピレッジ, ニコラス
Languages
English (260)
German (23)
French (23)
Spanish (14)
Multiple languages (9)
Dutch (8)
Italian (7)
Turkish (1)
Swedish (1)
Danish (1)
Czech (1)
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